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Former dental clinic manager gets fed prison in second embezzlement case

Dec, 6, 18 A federal judge on Thursday told Jill Bowser that her drug addiction does not excuse her “outrageous conduct” of embezzlement and forging prescriptions and sent her away for 21 months. U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon also tacked on another 10 months for violating probation in a previous embezzlement case. Bowser is a […]

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Former dental embezzler “turns life around”

I was speaking with a dentist near Rocklin, CA recently and the subject of “Holly Keate” came up. The dentist asked me if I knew whether Holly returned to work as a dental office manager?  I decided to find out. Here is what the Internet dug up, and from what I can tell, Holly never went […]

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#3 • Disable unneeded LogMeIn, Teamviewer, GoToMyPC, RDP accounts.

#3 in our series of #TIPS intended to help you deal with fraud, embezzlement, waste, and abuse in your dental practice. “Remote Desktop” software allows you or others to connect to your computer from a remote location over an Internet connection. This allows others to access to everything on your computer as though you were […]

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Atwater woman accused of embezzling $52,000 from Merced doctor

June 24, 2014 An Atwater woman was free on bail Tuesday, a day after she was arrested on suspicion of embezzling about $52,000 from a Merced doctor’s office, according to the Merced Police Department. Desiree M. Lacount, 46, was jailed Monday, but posted a $20,000 bail bond and was released a short time later, according […]

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Former Office Manager of Boston Dental Practice Charged with Bank and Tax Fraud

BOSTON – The former office manager of a Boston-based dental practice was charged in an indictment unsealed today in connection with embezzling funds from her former employer. Yuliya Vaysglus, a/k/a Julia Vaysglus, 35, of Cary, N.C., was charged with eight counts of bank fraud, one count of aggravated identity theft and three counts of filing […]

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Woman charged with forgery, stealing $400k from job at Hinsdale dentist’s office

Bail was set at $300,000 for a Crest Hill woman charged with forging checks and stealing from her employer in west suburban Hinsdale. Roxana Dusanek, 56, allegedly stole more than $400,000 from a a Hinsdale dental practice over three years, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office. Dusanek was charged with theft in excess of $100,000, […]

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#2 • Increasing your practice’s business liability insurance

#2 in our series of #TIPS intended to help you deal with fraud, embezzlement, waste, and abuse in your dental practice. Don’t fall short. Greater risk requires higher coverage. When you renew your practice’s business insurance policy this year, we recommend you increase or extend your current coverage to include “Employee Dishonesty” and “Cyber Security” […]

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Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year

Best Wishes this Holiday Season!   Wishing you a Safe and Prosperous New Year!

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